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Bio-Dome (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  12 January 1996 (USA)
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Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.

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Storyline

Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends could care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakingly become part of the project themselves. The two must then learn how to protect the Earth and help the scientists complete their mission. Written by Anonymous

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Your dome away from home. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude language, sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

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12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Biodome  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,757,000 (USA)
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Trivia

During the "restoration of the dome" sequence near the end of the film in which Safety Dance is playing, a dwarf dressed in medieval attire is following the group. This is a direct reference to the original music video for Safety Dance, which features a dwarf in those same clothes. See more »

Goofs

When Doyle is making out with Mimi you can clearly see a wedding band on his left ring finger but he is not married. See more »

Quotes

Doyle: [geting out of the car to go into what he thinks is a Mall to pee] Rip Van TinkleFest!
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Spoofs JFK (1991) See more »

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The Safety Dance
Written by Ivan Doroschuk
Performed by Men Without Hats
Courtesy of MCA Records and Marc Durand
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A hard hitting documentary about how an actor destroys his career
9 July 2002 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

Sure, the basic premise for this film was absolutely ludicrous, it was still good for a few laughs (and I mean a few). Based on the failed and flawed experiment of Biosphere 2 (which I have been to twice, and even got to look inside), this film proves to be the hard- hitting expose of an experiment which was flawed to begin with. Follow Pauley Shore and Stephen Baldwin as they unearth the cruel and meaningless system set inside the confines of the dark and steely Bio-Dome. What a documentary to watch! Sometimes funny, most of the time stupid, this proved to be one of the last stands for Pauley Shore.


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